John

John Peterson joined the Horse Soldier staff in 2000. In years prior he managed the Farnsworth House book shop, and was a sales associate with the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago and The Military Bookman in New York. As an editor and writer, he edited the Farnsworth House commander series, and his essays have appeared in various national publications, including Harper's Magazine and the Kansas City Chief website. On the musical side, he is working up "Horse Soldier Banjo", a performance set inspired by legendary cavalry banjoist Sam Sweeney.

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FANTASTIC FRAMED COLLECTION OF ARTIFACTS IDENTIFIED TO TWO BROTHERS WHO SERVED IN THE 16TH MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY

The shadow box frame with fancy gold gilt border measures 30” x 26”. The items inside are wired or tacked to the box portion of the frame. Private/Corporal William Lyman of Co. K, 16th Massachusetts Infantry enlisted July 2, 1861 in Cambridge,… (M23736). Learn More »

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